Crime

Police release graffiti photos in effort to tag culprits

Police release graffiti photos in effort to tag culprits

Trail RCMP are dealing with a spate of vandalism to several different outdoor locations, according to Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

“On April 28, Trail and Greater District Detachment received a report from the City of Trail that the tunnel connecting Baily Street to Fifth Avenue, and the riverbank wall near Jubilee Park had been the subject of vandalism,” he said. “Unknown suspects had sprayed painted a significant amount of graffiti at these two locations.”

Three-vehicle MVA sends two to hospital

Three-vehicle MVA sends two to hospital

Trail traffic was badly constricted for about an hour-and-a-half this morning after a three-vehicle incident on Second Avenue and Victoria Street (Highway 3B).

Trail RCMP Cpl. Mike Wilson says the call came in at roughly 10 a.m.

“Someone tried to make a left turn and got into a head-on collision. One of those two cars flipped on its side and slid into a third vehicle stopped on Second,” Wilson said. “Four people were involved – three drivers and one passenger.

Charges now laid in long weekend homicide in Whistler

Charges now laid in long weekend homicide in Whistler

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has obtained charges against three youth in relation to the stabbing death of 19-year-old Luka Gordic Saturday (May 17).

Three 17-year-old youths are charged with Manslaughter, in connection with what is believed to have been an altercation between two groups spending the long weekend in Whistler. 

A fourth 18-year-old man is also facing charges.

Man assaulted at Cottonwood Falls Park while attempting to break up dogfight

Cottonwood Falls Park, known for its impressive waterfall, was the scene of two reported incidents attended by NPD officers.

Cottonwood Falls Park proved to be a regular stop for Nelson Police as officers were called to the local park for two separate incidents.

Saturday (May 9) afternoon at 1:30 p.m. Nelson Police Department received a call from a man complaining he was assaulted while trying to break up a dogfight at Cottonwood Falls Park.

Attending officers discovered that an aggressive dog started a fight with the dog of the man assaulted.

When the man attempted to separate the two dogs, the 42-year-old owner of the aggressive dog punched the victim in the face.

Police lock down Trail high school Friday afternoon

Police lock down Trail high school Friday afternoon

Minor mischief led to some high drama near the Trail high school this afternoon, after police got a call reporting what may have been fireworks going off at 12:53 p.m.

“The caller reported a loud, ‘bang, bang’ – which may have been fireworks, but could have been gunfire, so we had to proceed as if it might be (the latter),” said RCMP Cpl. Darryl Orr. “It’s in the vicinity of the school, so we have to take precautions.”

Hudson Hope car stolen with child still belted inside

Hudson Hope car stolen with child still belted inside

On May 7, at 12:48 p.m. the Hudson’s Hope RCMP received a report that a vehicle had just been stolen with a three-year-old child still inside.

Officers immediately attended the scene and obtained details as quick as possible in order to activate an Amber Alert.

Surrounding RCMP detachments in every direction possible were notified of what had occurred and immediately set up a perimeter to cover all possible routes out of Hudson’s Hope while other supporting units headed to the town itself.

Nelson Police arrest man for attempted robbery of 7-Eleven store

The 7-Eleven on convenience store at 123 Anderson Street in Nelson was the scene of an attempted robbery early Wednesday morning. — The Nelson Daily file photo

There was another attempted armed robbery in Nelson.

However, this time the masked man did not get away.

Nelson Police arrested and charged a man with Attempted Robbery following an incident early Wednesday morning at the 7-Eleven convenience store at 123 Anderson Street next to the Safeway grocery store.

Nelson dispatch took the call at 2:35 a.m. Wednesday (May 6) that a male had entered the store with his face covered demanding cash from the register.

Staff said the man had something concealed under his jacket.

$10,000 reward offered to catch/convict Surrey prison escapee

$10,000 reward offered to catch/convict Surrey prison escapee

Surrey RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in providing information regarding a male subject wanted on several warrants.

Shawn Merrick, 43 years old from Surrey, is currently wanted on a Canada wide warrant for Escape from Lawful Custody.  He escaped from a minimum security institution on March 31, 2015. He was serving a sentence for Second Degree Murder and Robbery offences.

Merrick is also wanted for two counts of Robbery allegedly stemming from two incidents that occurred on April 17, 2015 in Surrey.

Man who climbs tree to escape Nelson Police in court Monday to face long list of charges

Man who climbs tree to escape Nelson Police in court Monday to face long list of charges

Nelson Police said a 26-year-old man who tried his best to get away from officers is being held in custody to appear in court in Nelson Monday to answer to charges of breaching release conditions, assault, resisting arrest and escaping lawful custody following an incident Friday (May 2) in Rosemont.

Nelson Police were originally called at 2:20 a.m. to deal with an unwanted person at a Rosemont home.

Cranbrook RCMP continue to investigation missing person cold case

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Cranbrook RCMP is appealing to the public for information in a cold case of a missing man in April 2011.

RCMP believe foul play is suspected.

On the April 30, 2011, RCMP received a missing person report from the family of David Robert Cox.

Cox had been missing since April 6, 2011and was last seen in the presence of another male.

The Cranbrook RCMP continues to investigate the disappearance and is appealing to the public in an attempt to gather information that may assist in locating Cox.

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